Appleton Marine, Inc.

Booth #1843
3030 E. Pershing Street
Appleton , WI 54911
United States

Appleton Marine has continued to supply high quality, custom marine deck machinery including cranes, winches, windlasses, capstans, hose reels, and other special systems for military and commercial shipbuilding since 1971. All machinery is proudly made in the USA. Appleton Marine’s current workload includes contracts with Austal USA, General Dynamics NASSCO, HII, the U.S. Navy, the U.S. Coast Guard, and several others.

Products & Services


Field Service and Inspection

 Any time, day or night, anywhere in the world, Appleton Marine offers skilled service - fast.  Our highly qualified personnel offer repair, maintenance, training, inspection, and certification services. 

Folding Boom Cranes

 Folding Boom cranes minimize deck space and stowage requirements while offering exceptional outreach.

Government Equipment

 Appleton Marine’s “Absolute Quality” policy, precision manufacturing, and professional contract management enable it to continue to meet the U.S. Government’s demanding quality requirements for manufacturing procedures, material control, and rigid testing standards: Underway Replenishment Equipment (UNREP); Amphibious Bulk Liquid Transfer Systems (ABLTS); Auxiliary UNREP Gear including trolleys, missile STREAM strongbacks, sheaves, slings, hose assemblies, fittings, etc.

Knuckle Boom Cranes

 Knuckle Boom cranes maximize the operator's ability to position loads while minimizing that load's pendulum influence.

Offshore Mooring Systems

 Mooring systems that stand up to demanding environments such as those for the offshore oil industry, represent yet another of Appleton Marine’s diverse capabilities. Designed in accordance with (or certified to, as appropriate) ABS, BV, LR, DNV, and others - Appleton Marine will satisfy your requirement: Single and Dual Windlasses; Pendant Line Winches; Chain and Wire Rope Fairleads; Overboarding and Underwater Fairleads; Chain Stoppers; Mooring Winches; Towing Winches.

Shipboard Mooring Systems

 Appleton Marine designs and manufactures mooring systems for applications ranging from the most simple to the most demanding.  All designs are governed by regulatory agencies including ABS, BV, LR, DNV, and U.S. Coast Guard.  Constant Tension Mooring Winches; Combination Mooring Winch/Anchor Windlasses; Single and Dual Wildcat Anchor Windlasses; Vertical Anchor Windlasses; Combination Anchor Windlasses/Capstans; Electric and Hydraulic Mooring Winches; a complete line of Deck Fittings.

Spare Parts Inventory

 Replacement parts are often needed as quickly as possible.  Appleton Marine stands ready with an extensive inventory of the parts you need and the ability to deliver them without delay.

Straight (Box) Boom Cranes

 Straight (Box) Boom cranes offer maximum load capacity-to-weight ratio.  Their simple design translates to the lowest cost and quickest delivery.

Telescoping Boom Cranes

Telescoping Boom cranes reduce deck space and stowage requirements without sacrificing outreach. Single or multiple section telescopic cranes offer outstanding inreach while minimizing topping height.


 We are prepared to accommodate and satisfy our customers' requirements and achieve regulatory agency certifications.  We test each piece of gear we manufacture.  We have the large crane and winch test facilities, the certified test weights, and the calibrated test equipment required to get the job done.  Custom test fixtures, jigs, and systems are commonplace.

Deck Machinery / Hardware / Equipment

  • Capstans
  • Cranes & Parts
  • Deck Machinery & Hardware
  • Mooring Systems
  • Winches & Windlasses